NEWMAN - The after-school program at Orestimba High School will be discontinued next year, Superintendent Randy Fillpot announced at the June 3 school board meeting.
CROWS LANDING - A community pool which has stood empty for the past decade could once again become a centerpiece of summertime recreation on the West Side, if grant funding materializes through the state.
GUSTINE - Five single-family homes planned for North Avenue lots should have undergone architectural review when underlying zoning on the properties was established in 2016, city officials acknowledged last week.
NEWMAN - A wealth of information geared toward senior citizens will be served up Friday, June 14 in Newman.....along with a free lunch, prizes, entertainment and more.
GUSTINE - Adversity and challenges were no match for the dedication and determination of Gustine High School’s 2019 valedictorian and salutatorian.
An ad hoc committee convened in December to explore management structure options for West Side Community Ambulance is recommending that the agency brings back in-house management.
The Gustine FFA chapter held its 81st annual awards banquet on Tuesday, May 21, at the Al Goman Community Center. This event recognizes FFA members for various achievements throughout the school year. A number of scholarships were also presented during the evening.
NEWMAN - Work is proceeding on a new city well, which along with a million-gallon storage tank is expected to leave the municipal water system well-prepared to handle not only current demand but future needs.
GUSTINE - City Council members recently signaled a willingness to consider the largest of three rate increase scenarios under consideration in order to fund repairs to Gustine’s aging water and sewer infrastructure.
NEWMAN - Veterans gathered Monday in Hills Ferry Cemetery, as they have each May for nearly a century, to honor their fallen comrades in a Memorial Day observance.
GUSTINE - City Manager Doug Dunford told Mattos Newspapers that he intends to order the issuance of building permits for the construction of five single family homes along North Avenue despite objections voiced to the City Council.
NEWMAN - Three Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District teachers are retiring this year - including Orestimba High’s senior staff member.
GUSTINE - In a break from past practice, the city will allow parking of motor homes and camping trailers in Henry Miller Park during the Gustine Pentecost Society festa in July.
NEWMAN - School board members last week took a closer look at alternatives for placing a bond measure before Newman-Crows Landing Unified School Board members - perhaps as early as the March 2020 presidential primary.
GUSTINE - Nearby residents are protesting a builder’s plans to construct five single-family homes on North Avenue lots, contending the houses planned represent a sharp deviation from the semi-custom homes initially promised.
After working alongside the family of fallen police hero Ronil Singh, Representative Josh Harder recently announced the “Corporal Ronil Singh and Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act.”
Fellow officers and co-workers of fallen Newman Police Department Corporal Ronil Singh gathered last week in Washington, D.C., with thousands of officers from around the nation to pay tribute to the men and women of law enforcement who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2018.
NEWMAN - The Orestimba Scholarship Community Association, better known as TOSCA, presented three grants at its annual awards program last Wednesday which will further the education of students at three Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District elementary school sites.
A non-profit organization which operates a Patterson residential program for homeless men is expanding its efforts to reach out to those experiencing homelessness in Newman.
NEWMAN - Paying the monthly rent on the home they share near Von Renner Elementary School is a pleasure for Newman residents Gerald Stewart and Gene Martinez.
GUSTINE - Organizers of Gustine’s Fourth of July fireworks show are hoping the addition of mobile food vendors in the GHS stadium that evening helps boost attendance.
NEWMAN - Two advisory bodies, including the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission, are being disbanded as local leaders streamline the framework of commissions and committees which work beneath the City Council in the hierarchy of local government.
A coalition of health care professionals, city officials and educational leaders to enhance medical services and promote wellness on the West Side is refining its programs.
GUSTINE - Students and staff members went before the school board last week to voice their opposition to planned changes in a popular program at Gustine Middle School.